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Bachelor of Integrative Studies
160 North Foundation Hall
Rochester, MI 48309-4401 (map)
(248) 370-3229
Fax: (248) 370-3261
bis@oakland.edu

Office Hours
Monday-Friday
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
(except on recognized holidays) 

The Bachelor of Integrative Studies (BIS) degree is a university-wide degree program that enables students to custom design their own plan of study. The BIS degree integrates coursework from multiple disciplines to prepare students for academic and professional goals in a world that increasingly bridges academic disciplines.

The program weaves flexibility and decision making into an opportunity for students to achieve unique personal and career goals. Students in the program have clearly identified educational goals and academic needs that can be achieved better through the BIS degree than through a traditional major. The goals of the program are as follows:
  • Offer students with cross-departmental interests the opportunity to develop their own curricular programs.
  • Offer students a baccalaureate program that integrates past course work with present career and personal goals.
  • Prepare students for post-baccalaureate education in cross-departmental fields.
  • Encourage students to take responsibility for educational and career planning.
  • Assist students in educational and personal development.